President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja for Banjul, the capital of The Gambia tomorrow. He will later depart for Bamako, the Malian capital to participate in the 27th Africa-France Summit. In Banjul, President Buhari, as the Mediator in The Gambia, is scheduled to meet with President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia and the President-elect […]

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The Senate Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan, has stated that his elevation as the new Senate leader is a development that has made him to rest his grievances against Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Expressing through Order 43 of Senate Rules on Thursday, Lawan noted that he had been on the opposition in the lower and upper […]

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Teddy Nwanunobi, Abuja (with agency reports) Nigeria has begun to reap the rewards of snubbing Taiwan, as the Chinese government has disclosed that it will invest the sum of $40 billion in Nigerian infrastructure projects. This was the aftermath of the visit of the Chinese Foreign Minister to Nigeria on Wednesday during which his government…

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“The reason why many are still troubled, still seeking, still making little forward progress is because they haven’t yet come to the end of themselves. We’re still trying to give orders, and interfering with God’s work within us.” We aren’t God and never will be. We are humans. It is when we try to be […]

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President Muhammadu Buhari has submitted a new list of non-career Ambassadorial nominees with the exclusion of Senator Olorunimbe Mamora, Dr. Usman Bugaje and PauIine Tallen who were on the list submitted last year. The Senate had last year rejected the list of the 47 non-career Ambassadorial nominees of President Buhari following the outcry that trailed […]

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Facebook Katelyn Nichole Davis live streamed her suicide on Facebook Live for everyone to see. The 12-year-old hung herself in the front yard of her Cedartown, Georgia home on December 30 after claiming she was sexually abused by a family member. “I’m really and truly sorry for everything, but I can’t do this. Sorry,” she said…

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The police in Edo State has arrested two secondary school students, Osayame Osamede and Junior Godbless, for alleged armed robbery and cultism. Parading the 15-year-old teenagers at the Command headquarters in Benin, the state commissioner of police, Haliru Gwandu urge parents to always monitor activities and movements of their children. The four-man robbery gang, was […]

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Former England manager Graham Taylor died on Thursday at the age of 72 after suffering a suspected heart attack. Taylor made his name as the mastermind behind Watford’s rise to the English top-flight in the 1980s and also enjoyed a successful spell as Aston Villa boss before spending three years as England manager. “With […]

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The World Bank says global economic growth will accelerate moderately to 2.7 per cent in 2017 after a post-crisis low global economic growth in 2016. World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said in a report on ‘The World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects January 2017, ‘ projected stronger global economic prospects. “After years of disappointing […]

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Friendship or familiarity?

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In the course of the weekend, i mused deeply over these questions and i was overwhelmed by zillion thoughts that center around the basic understanding of these two ‘F’.

Some of us that are used to being in the midst of many friends and colleagues in the past might not have any issue that boils down to resentment and reluctance in understanding what is expected and necessary to have open our hands in adding to our company or legion of friends.

On the contrary,it is always a hard nut to crack for some of us that are known to be a lone rangers because the efforts needed to open our arms and hands in response to allowing more droves of friends into our company seems not to be available but our complaints of being lonely has its root and routes in our inability to build bridges that will connect us to others.

While many of us that have many friends enjoys every bit of friendship with all round capacity to accommodate more friends irrespective of differences,those of us that are seen to be an island in the seas of heads find it difficult to cope with our sudden exposure to the public,in the course of the exposure,many of us misbehave and are found to lack the basic understanding of what is expected in driving the traffic of new friends and what is needed in maintaining,entertaining and keeping the flow of new friends into our lifes.

Such people are always seen to have character,attitudinal and behavioural lapses,deficiency and dysfunction that is unacceptable in the public domain and are viewed to be akin to a kind of infection that triggers leprosy.

Your inability to build bridges and fences that will accommodate others into your life without any reluctance and resentment makes you a leper.

No doubt about it,what makes a good friendship thrives without ant clog is the absence of pride,ego,jealousy,disrespect and disregard with self-respect and mutual understanding being at the core of the relationship.

Friendships are expected to be deep while familiarity has to dwell on the surface.

Selflessness and sacrificial efforts makes the wheel of friendship rosy but ego,pride,disrespect and disregards water down the quality of any form of relationship that centers around friendship which makes friendship loose its value and turn it into mere familiarity that has nothing to offer except selfishness and all round deceit.

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The question is:

How can the essence of good friendship be exhibited?

The essence of good friendship becomes profound and exhibited when the parties involved adhere to the golden rule that says:

“Do unto others as you want others to do to you”

Since we lack the basic understanding of what friendship entails,some of us misconstrue mere familiarity as friendship.

It is high time we subject the friendship we are into to the aforementioned so that by the time we finish deciphering,it will dawn on us that the people we call friends are not wort a while but a mere familiarity.

Check the company you keep as friends but you will end up tagging and labeling them as familiars.

Appraise the company of friends you keep and check if it worth a while being in their midst.

 

…faydelmix1979@www.mylittlesimplethought.wordpress.com

Faithful is He….

In your state of  weakness,do not think that God is weak and wicked,

In your state of despair,do not think that you are displaced,

 

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In your hopelessness,do not think that God is playing with your destiny.

God is not playing with your destiny,

God is preserving your destiny,

God is not parting with you at this moment,

God is protecting your future with a promise of a better tomorrow.

You might have been pummeled by the realities of life,

You might have been pained with the outcome of your endeavors,

Your hope might have been dashed by people around you,

The political and economy realities of the present days might be frustrating,

Weep not Child!

God has decided to step into the affair of your life,

God is set to change your story,

Patience is what is needed at this moment,

God’s delay is never God’s denial.

You need to hold on to him,

He has prepared a better place for you to be glorified,

Patience and faith are all that is needed for you to scale through,

When there is life,there is hope of a better day.

God has promised,

He will never leave you not forsake you.

Cast all your anxieties on God,

For He cares for you,

 

The load might be heavy but i Know that the weight will give you strength.

It is well with your soul.

God is too faithful to fail you.

Look unto Him,

The author and finisher of your faith

Psalm 34 verse 5

Hebrew 12 verse 12

Ref:

http://www.worldsundayschool.com

http://www.jessicalynette.com

 

…faydelmix1979@www.mylittlesimplethough.wordpress.com

 

Shendam (Plateau) – Most Rev. Mathew Nadgoso, Catholic Bishop of Kaduna, has urged the Federal Government to replicate the zeal it deployed into tackling the Boko Haram insurgency, toward ending attacks on Kaduna communities. Ndagosa made the appeal on Wednesday in Shendam, Plateau State, in his Homily at the ordination/installation of Monsignor Philip Dung as…

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By Collins Yakubu-hammer Abuja – A movie producer, Mrs Josphine Abraham, also known as ‘Anumbor’ has called on the Federal Government to partner with Nollywood to reorient the mindset of Nigerians toward positive values. Abraham told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja that movies remained a vibrant medium of reorientation that…

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SAVANNAH, Ga. – Just before 9 p.m. Wednesday night police arrested Edward Behl, 31, for the fatal stabbing of Joseph Billings, 53, at a homeless camp near the intersection of President Street and Truman Parkway. Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police received an anonymous from a citizen about Behl’s location. Police were able to arrest him without any incidents.…

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We all complain; About the ache in our brain, About the rain, About our emotional pain, About our chains, About our invisible bloodstains, And, that is OK We need to acknowledge what is bothering us So we can end the inner fuss. At the end of it all, What are we going to do to […]

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